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introdeli trio and turkey, bacon, and cheddar pannidos, both on toasted ciabatta bread. served in a no-mess bag, they're the ultimate on the go subs. so panni-do eat one while you are tackling errands. but panni-don't... huh? [buzzer] ...while you're getting tackled by a guy named aaron. order a pannido with doordash today. (robin) good morning i'm robin winston.. (will) and i'm will tran. lets start the morning with a check of weather and traffic... plenty more sunshine to look forward to this friday with temperatures remaining comfortably cool in the upper 50's and low 60's. wind advisories will expire with
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some upper elevation areas continuing to see breezy conditions through the afternoon.
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no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. san mateo bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101. golden gat bridge drive time less than 30 min from 37 to the toll plaza. richmond bridge drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101 ( robin )(ááá2 shotááá) our top story this morning ... the hunt continues for an escaped inmate from san quentin. authorities say the inmate carjacked a woman at a nearby store after escaping the prison. kron4's sara stinson is live at san quentin state prison in
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marin county with the latest. sara? law enforcement across the state is on the lookout for this inmate.and with a car jacking right around the time of his escape ... police believe he is no longer on foot.san rafael police have released video of a car jacking suspect they believe is the same inmate that escaped san quentin wednesday night. the suspect ... wearing light colored clothing ... walks up to the victim ...
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exchanges words ... and before you know it ... she backs off while he gets into her car and drives away.the suspect displayed something under his shirt like a weapon or possibly a firearmand then also made a threat to the victim that he would kill her if she calledthe victim did call 9-11. and while investigating at the home depot ... san rafael police got word inmate shalom mendoza escaped from nearby san quentin that same evening. with very little car jackings in the city, dectives started tying pieces together.. the close proximity of where the carjacking occurred and obviously to where teh prison is located and also due to the tine factor. they happened really close to each other, thats definitely our priority lead authorities are looking for a toyota rav 4 ... liccense plate number 6-s-t-z- 5-0-2. the 21 year old ... who is 5'5" and weighs 177 pounds, fits the victim's description .... however police say the two incidents could still be unrelated and are investigating both possibilities.mendoza was serving a 5 year sentence for use of a deadly weapon during a car jacking, attempted car jacking, and evading a peace officer while driving recklessly.so our officers are looking for the outstanding inmate as well as investigating the carjacking
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( robin ) thanks sara. ( will ) a family in the south bay is demanding answers ... after a deadly police shooting on christmas morning. police are saying it was a case of mistaken identity ... and the shooter is still on the loose. the shooting happened on fruitdale and leigh avenue in san jose. now victim's family is speaking out for the first time since her death. kron4's gayle ong has the latest.
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loved ones are seeking justice for 24 year old jennifer vasquez...the woman shot and killed by san jose police early christmas morning.in a press conference thursday afternoon,police chief eddie garcia explains vasquez was mistaken for a suspect of a shooting tuesday morning but he says the officer's actions were justified.at 2 a-m, police say they responded to 911 calls of shots fired near story road and clemence avenue..upon arrival, officers found two people suffering from gunshot wounds,and witnesses pointing out a white vehicle leaving the scene.. vasquez was driving a white toyota camry around that time,with her friend linda bueno in the passenger seat. police say vasquez was driving a stolen car..when they tried to pull the women over,they fled the scene leading officers on a high speed chase, that lasted 7 minutes, police say vasquez crashed on a chain linked fence on fruitdale and leigh avenue. after further investigation, officers say vasquez is not connected to the initial shooting officers responded to and no weapon was found in vasquez's car,
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complied with the officers would have stopped.">vasquez's parents met up with the police chief after the press conference..then later at a vigil where their daughter died..through a translator,vasquez's mother is demanding justice and a list of demands from the san jose police department.. (robin) in the east bay ... a judge has suspended criminal proceedings against the man accused of stabbing and killing 18-year-old nia wilson. 28-year-old john lee cowell appeared in court yesterday. an alameda county judge says there is substantial evidence that cowell is incompetent to stand trial. he is accused of killing wilson and injuring
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her sister at the macarthur bart station back in july. cowell's attorney says it appears her client's delusions and paranoia are becoming more common. two doctors will now evaluate cowell. the judge is expected to meet with attorneys in february to discuss their findings. ( will ) a big story this morning. we are getting new pictures of the man suspected of killing a newman police officer in stanislaus county. the manhunt continues this morning for this man. officials are not confirming his name at this time but they do say he is in the country illegally. kron4's justine waldman has the latest on the investigation. chief randy richardson: "please remember the man. please remember the husband. please remember what he was well he came to this country to do. yes he was a police officer but more importantly he was a human being." with tears streaming down his face...chief randy richardson said corp ronil sighn is an american patriot. thirty-three-year-old singh is a native of fiji and came to the us to be a police officer, so he could serve his country.
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he has been with the newman police department since 2011. durign a traffic stop wednesday, the driver of a pickup truck without a license plate. shot and killed him. he leaves behind a wife and baby boy.sot he will never hear his 5 month old son talk, he will never see him walk. doesnt get to hold him hug his wife say good night because of a coward took his life. to find the killer, thursday night, dectectives from the stan sheriffs office searched a property in el nido in merced county. the suspect was not located and the investigation remains fluid. the sheriff would not name the suspect, but confrimed the suspect is in the country illegally.sot he doesnt belong here he is a crimina,president trump tweeted "it is time to get tough on border security. he ended the post "build the wall."officers have recovered the truck, and will stop at nothing to find this accused cop killer."stanislaus county sheriff adam christianson"we will relentlessly continue to hunt our suspect down and bring him to justice. there is also his police dog sam, who was there during the shooting, but was not hurt. the k9 will retire, and go live with the family. so they don't lose an other loved one. in the newsroom justine waldman kron 4 news.
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(robin) (robin) a berkeley man was rescued after he fell while rock climbing in -joshua tree national monument- in san bernardino county. here is a picture of the helicopter used to rescue the man. the fall happened yesterday afternoon. sheriff's officials say he fell about 50 feet and suffered serious injuries. officials airlifted him to a trauma center ... where he is recovering this morning. ( will ) as you begin putting away your holiday decorations ... the city of san francisco is getting ready
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to recycle christmas trees. trees will be collected from residents between january 2nd and january 11th, before 6 a.m. on regular collection days. the trees should be free of all tinsel, decorations, stands and lights officials also ask that trees over six feet tall be cut in half and that trees not be placed in plastic bags. the city recycled more than 500 tons of christmas trees last year. (will) coming up on the kron 4 morning news ... a new law in 2019 ... impacting new cars bought at dealerships. we'll explain. (will) plus ... the latest on the migrant crisis at the border. how congress is investigating the deaths of two children in u-s custody. and more americans are seeing facebook in a negative light. details on the survey which says people distrust facebook with their data. ( john ) and i am tracking your bay area forecast.
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(áábreakáá) ( will)( robin ) welcome
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back to the kron 4 morning news. let's get a check of the forecast. plenty more sunshine to look forward to this friday with temperatures remaining comfortably cool in the upper 50's and low 60's. wind advisories will expire with some upper elevation areas continuing to see breezy conditions through the afternoon. no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. san mateo bridge less then 30 no major hot no major hot spots. bay
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afternoon. a big story this morning ... congress is promsing to investigate after two children died this month in the custody of u.s. customs and border protection. and we have learned that the 8-year-old guatemalan boy who died on christmas eve had the flu. kron 4's washington correspondent alexandra limon reports. humanitarian agencies around
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the world are alamred by the deaths of two immigrant children in u.s. customs and border protection custody - joanne lin / amnesty internationalthe current system in place at homeland security department is a patchwork system of short term border patrol processing centers that are not designed to care for children, especially sick children. joanne lin with amnesty international says congress and federal agencies need to coordinate to better handle and receive families and children at the border. alexandra limon in a statement incoming house speaker nancy pelosi said congress will investigate the deaths. illinois senator richard durbin is calling for the resignation of dhs secretary kiertjen nielsen. senator feinstein asking for the senate judiciary committee to hold a hearing.meanwhile dhs announced secretary nielsen plans to visit the us mexico border friday. nielsen says new rules will require that all children in cbp custody receive thorough health screenings. and says there will be more medically trained border patrol agents in remote areas. amnesty international says more needs to be done.
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joanne lin / amnesty internationalthis administration has continued to focus on building the us mexico border wall or constructing more immigration detention facilities, without looking at the root causes.in a statement secretary nielsen blames parents for taking children on the dangerous journey. in washingotn alexandra limon for your for your money this morning. facebook tops a list of least trusted companies.and some california workers are about to get a hike in pay.jane king is live at the nasdaq with those stories and more ( jane ) millions of american
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workers will get a pay raise in the new year. some 5.3 million workers will be receiving higher pay starting jan. 1 as minimum wage increases kick in for the new year.these increases come as a result of changing polices across the u.s., including a $0.05 inflation adjustment in alaska and a $2.00 per hour increase in new york city. california workers minimum wage will go up to 12 dollars for businesses larger than 25 workers and to 11 dollars for smaller companies. according to a survey of 1,000 people conducted earlier this month by research company toluna, the scandals are taking their toll on facebook. 40- percent of respondents say they trust facebook the least with their personal information. in fact, facebook was, by far, the most mistrusted company with twitter and amazon far behind in second. instagram switched from a traditional scrolling feed to a swipe-based system overnight, with no warning or announcement to its estimated billion users. a spokesman said due to a bug, some users saw a change to the way their feed appears today," and. they quickly fixed the issue and
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feed is back to normal. we apologize for any confusion." amc's movie subscription service now has 600-thousand members. the wall street journal says amc launched the movie-subscription service hoping to spark increased attendance at its properties. enrolless pay about 20 dollars a month in most markets to see up to three movies a week. thanks jane ( will )coming up on the kron four morning news... congress returned to capitol hill ... but there is no sign of a deal to end a partial government shutdown. ( will )and... an eerie blue light fills the new york city sky.we'll tell you what it was. and here's a live look
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forward to this friday with
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temperatures remaining comfortably cool in the upper 50's and low 60's. wind advisories will expire with some upper elevation areas continuing to see breezy conditions through the afternoon. (robin) no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. san mateo bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101. golden gat bridge drive time less than 30 min from 37 to the toll plaza. richmond bridge drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101
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new yorkers experienced an unexpected light show in the sky last night.(robin) it happened when a transformer exploded at a power plant in queens.that explosion sparked multiple fires. light from the electrical surge created bizarre-looking flashes in the sky, followed by a blue glow. people on the ground ... immediately pulled out their phones to record the strange light. la guardia airport was temporarily closed for an inspection and planes were grounded for a few hours. officials say no one was injured by the transformer explosion. (robin) coming up coming up on the kron 4
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morning news ... a new law in 2019 ... impacting new cars bought at dealerships.we'll explain. >> dr. stanley: remember this: cannot change the laws of god.
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when he has visited you in some form of adversity and he brings you through that, that's like he has increased the strength of the foundation of your life and your faith in him. [music]
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( will)( robin ) welcome
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back to the kron four morning news... lets start the half hour with a check of weather and traffic... plenty more sunshine to look forward to this friday with temperatures remaining comfortably cool in the upper 50's and low 60's. wind advisories will expire with some upper elevation areas continuing to see breezy conditions through the
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afternoon. no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. san mateo bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101. golden gat bridge drive time less than 30 min from 37 to the toll plaza. richmond bridge drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101
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( will ) come 20-19 ... new cars will no longer have temporary paper plates. the california d-m-v will require all car dealerships print out a serial number for cars driving off the lot. kron 4's ella sogomonian has the details. come 2019 newly purchased vehicles from a california dealership,lessor retailer or auction will have to drive off the lot with a temporary license plate number and be electronically reported to the d-m-v immediately. rmc motors owner roderick cho in san bruno says this won't make a difference in work flow.sot: roderick cho, owner rmc motors// "just another paper to be printed on the laser printer." 'the dmv gets notified right away so thats one more step that i guess its better for everybody becasue they car is automatically identified that it belongs to the buyer."california bill 516 explains the new law should help with regulating drivers who otherwise would avoid toll booth payments or even get away with a crime because paper plates as they are today make it harder to track them
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down.sot: roderick cho, owner rmc motors// "i think its basically it's just the state closing up a loop hole and recooperating lot of the money lost in the toll booths peolpe running toll booths and stuff like that and i guess theres a little bit of crime that happens along the way with cars not being properly identified with paper plates and im sure that eliminates that problem as well."the temporary paper plate numbers are free from the dealership. they will not become permanent, car owners will have 90 days to get a permanent plate with a new number.or else they will be fined between 25 and nearly 200 dollars depending on the county.california will join ten other states already implementing this rule.the dmv estimates around 15 million dollars is lost annually by toll evasion. toll evasion. (robin) a bomb scare at the san
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fransisco hall of justice had people sheltering in place yesterday. a phone call of a bomb threat -to the building on 7th and brayant- led to an immediate investigation by police. no one was allowed into the facility at the time. about an hour later, the building deemed safe and the hall of justice continued their operations. no injuries were reported. (robin) in the south bay... the santa clara county d-a has filed a 67- million dollar environmental protection lawsuit against the monterey mushroom company. the d-a accuses the company of intentionally dumping waste- water into a county creek. an investigation by the california department of fish and game deteremined from early 20-16 into the spring of 20-17 monterey mushrooms pumped wastewater into waterways. on one occasion ... the company reportedly pumped 700-thousand gallons of wasterwater into the creek during a 2-day period. ( will )in the east bay... a transformer exploded in
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hayward... injuring a pg&e employee who was working on nearby power lines. it happened wednesday night. hayward police issued an advisory shortly after the explosion and said it caused a power pole and vehicle to catch fire. santa clara street was closed from ocie way to red-bud lane as police, firefighters and pg&e worked the scene. (robin) in national headlines ... the debate between president trump and senate democrats over border security funding continues. the standoff has shutdown part of the government for nearly a week a now. karin caifa has the latest from washington. no votes scheduled, and -- per an ally of president trump -- no end in sight.rep. mark meadows / (r) north carolina: "at this point, it looks like we could be in for a very long term shutdown."both the house and senate gaveled in thursday afternoon -- and gaveled right back out minutes later --"the house is adjourned until 10am
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on monday, december 31, 2018." -- amid a third attempt by a house democrat to get republicans to consider the government funding bill passed by the senate before the president insisted on attaching border wall money. democrats telling the president -- to stop the political games.rep. gerry connolly / (d) virginia: "the wall is a symbol for him and his base. it's not a serious proposal to deal with border security, and we don't want to play that game."the president, saying it's democrats playing the games -- tweeting thursday evening --gfx: this is only about the dems not letting donald trump & the republicans have a win.hundreds of thousands of federal workers are caught in the middle.more than 420,000 working without pay until the government reopens. another 380,000 furloughed.randy erwin / president, national federation of federal employees: "these are real family, real-hard working american people with real families and real financial obligations and they had the carpet ripped out from under them."and washington uncertainty -- not helping wall street volatility.after a thousand-point surge wednesday, the dow dropped more than 600 points thursday before a late-afternoon bounceback, to finish the day, in the green.in washington,
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i'm karin caifa. (robin) and speaking of 2019... be sure to tune into kron 4 as we ring in the new year. justine waldman and grant lodes will count us down to 2019 ... capped off with a huge fireworks show over the bay bridge. it is the only live fireworks show in the bay area. new years live kicks off at 11:30 p-m monday only on kron 4. ( will ) still ahead in the 8 o'clock hour of the kron 4 morning news. from facebook's massive crash on the stock market... to the rise of electric scooters. we look back at the big moments in tech this year. and after the break... police and firefighters working together in the north bay ... after a woman climbs on top of a local government building. plenty more sunshine to look
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forward to this friday with temperatures remaining comfortably cool in the upper 50's and low 60's. wind advisories will expire with some upper elevation areas continuing to see breezy
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conditions through the afternoon. (robin) no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. san mateo bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101. golden gat bridge drive time less than 30 min from 37 to the toll plaza. richmond bridge drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101 in the north bay ... firefighters in santa rosa had to bring down a woman ... who climbed on top of city hall. officials say she was yelling from the roof top there last night ... and was not cooperating with police. officials used a firetruck to get police on to the roof
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and then they brought down the woman in a gourney. elizabeth seavey was arrested for trespassing and resisting arrest. coming up. he was a bay area football star ... before he turned pro. now jared goff is leading the rams as a superbowl contender. we'll take a look back at his bay area roots. (á (áábreakáá)
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( will)( robin ) welcome back to the kron 4 morning news. let's get a check of the forecast. plenty more sunshine to look forward to this friday with temperatures remaining comfortably cool in the upper 50's and low 60's. wind advisories will expire with some upper elevation areas continuing to see breezy conditions through the
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afternoon. no major hot spots. bay no major hot
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no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. san mateo bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101. golden gat bridge drive time less than 30 min from 37 to the toll plaza. richmond bridge drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101 (ááálandingááá) some 49ers fans may be conflicted this sunday --- when the red and gold ... playing mainly for pride ... take on the playoff-
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bound los angeles rams. the reason -- rams quarterback jared goff. now a fan favorite across the country.... goff began his journey to the nfl in the bay area at both marin catholic high school and cal. kron 4's j.r. stone has more on goff's rise to n-f-l stardom. 3rd year nfl quarterback jared goff made quite the impact this year for the los angeles rams. he's headed to the playoffs and on top of that he was voted into the pro bowl. a household name across the nation but a san francisco bay area kid first and foremost. sot...i play a lot of fifa i know that's a pretty common game.i interviewed jared goff back in 2015 as he was preparing for his junior season at cal. at the time sports anylsts were talking...saying that goff could be a heisman candidate. he didn't end up winning it
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and wasn't even a finalist but if you thought that would be the type of thing to get him down. think again. his father says his son has been counted out before during his early years in high school. sot...there was like no interest for a while there was an early part of his...don't know if it was his junior year or sophmore year where most kids are getting recruited he was getting nothing and we were like crap well lets see what happens.but what happened was good. very good. goff threw for 3,692 yards and 40 touchdowns in his senior year at marin catholic high school. his high school coach says he still remembers a pass goff made to a younger uknown player in one of the team's biggest games.sot...it was at that moment i was like wow this guy is sorta ya know what i mean can make a sophmore feel good in a big game like
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this.goff's high school coach mazi moayed says that he's still most impressed with goff's demeanor on the field. something that hasn't changed over the years.sot...we used to say he was joe cool because of montana in the bay area he has that calm presence about him no matter the situation.as cool and smooth as goff may be. he's got a fun side in him and we've even seen that on the football field.sot...do you like taylor swift. i do like her i'm a huge fan. that song with kendrick lamar may be the best song everthpro bowl quarterback didn't hide his love for the pop super star back in that 2015 interview. in fact he didn't hide his love for the san francisco giants either or the story about when he caught a home run ball at at&t park. sot...i was with mend three of my best friends and we were
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sitting in the first row of the bleachers and previously brandon belt hit a home run right over our heads two batters prior....i knew it wasn't going to be a home run and sure enough it comes in and bounces and hit me right in the chest i just grabbed it and it was a great time.but through all the fun jared goff has proven to be a winner. at cal he threw for moe than 12- thousand yards but ask coach moayed about goff's greatest accomplishment and his response may surprise you.sot i think one of his greatest years was when he was 1 and 11 for call for him to be able to shine and show up week after week a lot of his things like his heart his toughness and his character. being able to bounce back all those things showed up that season and you were able to measure those things.call him jared, goff, joe cool, or whatever you'd like but his smooth responses from yesteryear at cal would
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probably hold true for his current playoff bound rams team.sot i think the sky is the limit with this offense and we know that and we have extreme confidence right now. we think we can score as many points as we need to to win every game.in san francisco, j.r. stone kron 4 news (robin)coming up ... new movies are hitting the silver screen this weekend.a look at which ones are expected to come out on top. (ácommercialá)
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(á2 shotá)( will ) a handful of new movies are out this weekend ... hoping to challenge aquaman at the box office.( robin ) rick damigella breaks it all down. "the vice presidency is a mostly symbolic job.""uh huh." christian bale plays dick cheney opposite sam rockwell as george w. bush in "vice." the latest movie from adam mckay opened christmas day, with industry watcher box office report predicting it to bring in just under ten million dollars this weekend. "what have you done with sherlock?""why watson, i never left.""holmes & watson" also opened christmas day. the parody of arthur conan doyle's detective duo starring will ferrell and john c. reilly is projected to have a 12-point-
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five million dollar weekend. "because i went ahead and did a picture with someone else 16 years ago?"john c. reilly did do another picture opening this week. "stan and ollie" follows the legendary comedy duo as they tour post-war england. the movie opens in limited release on friday. joining it on the specialty theater circuit is felicity jones as ruth bader ginsberg in "on ( will ) still to come on the kron4 morning news... we have the latest on the search for an inamte that walked away from san quentin prison yesterday. ( will ) and the manhunt continues for the suspect believed to have shot and killed a central valley police officer. plus ... the latest on the migrant crisis at the border. how congress is investigating the deaths of two children in u-s custody. 's no place like home for the holidays ♪
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robin winston..( will) and i'm will tran. lets start
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the morning with a check of weather and traffic... plenty more sunshine to look forward to this friday with temperatures remaining comfortably cool in the upper 50's and low 60's. wind advisories will expire with some upper elevation areas continuing to see breezy conditions through the afternoon. no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. san mateo bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101. golden gat bridge drive time less than 30 min from 37 to the toll plaza. richmond bridge drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101 ( robin )(ááá2 shotááá) our top story this morning ...

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